Legend of the Sword PG - 3. Arthur Charlie Hunnam is raised in a brothel after his father, the king, is murdered by his uncle Jude Law and is unaware of his royal bloodline. When he is the only young man able to free the mystical sword left in a stone by his father he must decide whether to accept his new role. Directed by Guy Ritchie. Three female beings are shown wrapped with and attached to tentacles as they surface from under water; two of them swim toward a man and we see their bare breasts with their hair covering the nipples, a very brief glimpse of buttocks, bare backs and abdomens we see them in a few scenes.
A man walking through a dark forest sees trees that take on the shapes of women and we see the shape of breasts and buttocks covered with bark. Women in a brothel are shown wearing low-cut and off the shoulder dresses that reveal cleavage. Women wear low-cut dresses that reveal cleavage in several scenes. Men are shown shirtless while fighting and training and we see their bare chests, abdomens and backs.
A woman's bare back is seen when a man cleans a bloody wound for her. We are told that a young boy was raised in a brothel after his parents were murdered.
Several scenes show a boy growing to an adolescent and a young man interacting with women in a brothel as they entertain their clients. A man hugs his daughter, and then stabs her and she falls limp in his arms; we see her body floating in water later, where she is grabbed by a tentacle and pulled under. A sorcerer is slashed on the leg and the wound spews what looks like blood; we see the sorcerer's hand covered with blood also as he is run through a lot of blood is seen on the wound and blood gushes from under his helmet and falls back, transforms to his human form and dies.
A wounded man tries to fend off attacking guards alone and we see him slashed and he falls dead we see a little blood from his previous abdominal wound.
Several bodies are shown hanging upside down from trees outside a cave where many other bodies are shown lying around. Many armed men break into a courtyard where they fight other armed men: A large snake lunges at a man and the man cuts it in half with a sword the man is splattered in the face with blood and we see the separated snake fall to the floor.
A man is chased by a giant snake until a giant eagle snatches the snake and flies away with it; a giant bat lifts a man off the ground and flies with him, other bats fight the first bat over the man, the man falls and a bat snatches him back up; giant rats attack the man in shallow water and we see the man being bitten as the water turns red from his blood; then large snarling wolves approach a man.
A snake slithers up a man's arm and around his shoulders where it bites him on the neck we see a wound on the man's neck.
We see a woman killed by a spear thrown through the chest as her young son watches we see this scene repeated with increasing detail until finally the spear moves through the woman's body leaving a hole and she falls dead, with no blood shown. A woman is forced to her knees and held with a knife to her throat; we hear a slice and understand that her throat has been slit as other women and a man in the room scream.
A man swings his sword toward a sorcerer and there is a burst of flame suggesting that the sorcerer is killed. Many men are struck by arrows as men run through passageways to escape no blood is shown. A man is shot in the chest by an arrow and blood pours from his mouth as he collapses; many other men are shot by arrows from a great distance and they fall dead with no blood showing.
Men gathered in a courtyard are shot with arrows and fall dead with no blood showing. A man is shot in the leg with an arrow and he screams in pain no blood is shown. A man appears to have been wounded and he drips blood from his hand onto the floor.
A man is shown holding his head in pain as blood trickles from his nose in a few scenes. Two giant elephants break through a wall as a sorcerer kills many men with blasts of energy that reduce them to cinder and ash.
Several men jump across rooftops; one hits the side of the building and falls to the round below moaning. Two giant elephants with wooden transports on their backs thrash and burst into cinder and ash as men are thrown to the ground we do not see the result. A young boy is bullied in several scenes as he grows up; we see him being beaten resulting in bloody facial wounds, we see him dunked in water, and we see him pushed into water. A man strikes three men; one punched in the throat, one kneed in the groin and one struck in the face we see his bloody nose.
Several men fight with several other men with bare knuckles in several scenes we see some blood flow from facial wounds. A man slaps another man hard across the face. A village is shown being ransacked and set ablaze; women are shown being dragged from a building one by the hair. A large eagle flies toward an executioner and prevents him from lifting his ax as two vicious dogs attack guards gathered around the man to be executed.
A young boy holds a sword that his father takes from him and the boy's hands are slashed as the blade is pulled away we see bloody cuts. A man is shown with a bloody abdominal wound and he struggles to walk. A man cleans a bloody wound on a woman's bare back. Crowds of people are shown surrounding guards and pulling some off their horses. A man bound with ropes is tied to a block and another man prepares to behead him we see the large ax.
A young boy is found floating in a boat and we see his face bloody with scratches as a woman carries him away. A man is shown shackled and with bloody head and facial wounds.
A man is shown shackled and sitting in a dark cell. A man is shown bound and with a bag over his head being led on horseback by other men. Several men run through narrow passageways and are chased to a wall that they climb to get away from guards. A man runs through a thick forest and falls into mud where he feels a woman's hand grabbing him and pulls him under water he is fine later. A man has nightmares and visions about a sorcerer murdering his mother and his father when he was a young child and he wakes with a start.
A man wakes a woman and their child to take them away from danger. A man finds a large pile of human skulls. A horse rears and throws a man on the ground he is not harmed. A creature tells a man, "Kill the boy. A man says, "I'm gonna kill him.
A man says that another man's friends, "Scream like girls. Water recedes leaving a sword protruding from a large stone; many men fight over the sword and try to free it, but are unable. Flames burst from a tall tower in a few scenes. Many barrels of brandy are emptied and set on fire we see the liquid pouring and the flames from a distance. Bowmen loose flaming arrows into pyres that burn in a few scenes. A sorcerer is shown with glowing red eyes in a few scenes. A sorcerer's eyes turn black when she is engaging her powers in a few scenes.
Several men are shown with scars on their faces and across their eyes. Vicious dogs bark and lunge toward a man or men in several scenes. A man creates a ball of flame that floats above his hand as his eyes glow red and his face turns ashen with dark veins. LANGUAGE 5 - About 3 F-words 2 mouthed , 2 scatological terms, 6 anatomical terms, 3 mild obscenities, name-calling stupid, goose-fat Bill, flat-nose Mike, sweetheart, honey [anatomical term deleted], silly posh bastard.
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